cardinal point

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cardinal point

n.
One of the four principal directions on a compass: north, south, east, or west.

cardinal point

One of the four principal directions on a compass; north, south, east, or west.
Translations
světová strana
Haupthimmelsrichtung
põhi-ilmakaar
pääilmansuunta
point cardinal
höfuðátt
kardinalstreck
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Finally, other neurons are "head-direction" cells, which respond to and are specific to a cardinal direction. Regardless of where the animal is located in the room, the cell will fire whenever the animal is looking in a specific direction.
A songbird hatched in a laboratory, having seen nothing of the natural world, still attempts to begin migration at the right time of year and in the right cardinal direction.
During the first survey, 20 common ragweed plants (i.e., 10 plants per band) in each cardinal direction (i.e., north, south, east, or west) were randomly selected in each plot and labeled for the subsequent surveys (Zhou et al.
The LED inside each dish pointed towards a unique cardinal direction. The initial pattern was randomly assigned; from there, we rotated the arenas counterclockwise 90[degrees] with each trial set.
Slopes can be beneficial if the left side of your home is slightly higher than your right-especially if your home can be positioned to face a cardinal direction such as North, South, East or West.
They paused while facing each direction, giving the hospice adviser time to state the contribution that each cardinal direction made to mankind.
The cardinal direction in a holding clearance describes where ATC expects your plane to stay.
"The system includes route numbers, background colour of signboards, district names, cardinal direction, exit numbers along highways and building numbers which supplement each other to provide the aACAycomplete address' of a particular location," said Maitha.
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Infestations of the mango mealybug Drosicha mangiferae (Green) [Homoptera: Margarodidae], were affected by weather factors and the position of the infestation with respect to cardinal direction on the branch of the host plant, Mangifera indica var.
In spite of this, changes in the sub-plot species frequency within the 1 [m.sup.2] plots were significantly ([chi square]-; p = 0.040) influenced by slope exposure: the number of species with decreasing frequency was larger than those with increasing frequency in every cardinal direction. Consistently, the number of disappearing species was larger than the number of appearing ones (Table 3).